Taylor Swift and Maroon 5 Still Dominate the Charts

In another uneventful week on the pop music charts, Taylor Swift went 3 for 3 on the Billboard Albums Chart with Red while Maroon 5 held on top of the Hot 100 Singles Chart for the 9th week with “One More Night”…. Swift held off debuts from the Now! Music franchise, Aerosmith, NeYo and Third Day. Take a look at the new album leaders below.

Top Ten Albums on the Billboard 200:
1. Red- Taylor Swift (last week~ 1)
2. Now That’s What I Call Music 44- Various Artists (debut)
3. Merry Christmas Baby- Rod Stewart (lw~ 3)
4. R.E.D.- NeYo (debut)
5. Music from Another Dimension- Aerosmith (debut)
6. Night Train- Jason Aldean (lw~ 4)
7. Babel- Mumford & Sons (lw~ 7)
8. Dreams and Nightmares- Meek Mill (lw~ 2)
9. good kid, m.A.A.d city- Kendrick Lamar (lw~ 5)
10. Miracle- Third Day (debut)

Back on the Singles chart, Maroon 5’s “One More Night” ties Carly Rae Jepsen‘s “Call Me Maybe” for the longest run at the top this year with 9 weeks. They’ll have some tough competition next week as Rihanna makes a strong jump to the runner-up spot and Ke$ha who charges up to # 3. Take a look at the new top ten below and head to Billboard here for all the info on your favorite charts.

Top Ten Singles on the Hot 100:
1. “One More Night”- Maroon 5 (last week~ 1)
2. “Diamonds”- Rihanna (lw~ 4)
3. “Die Young”- Ke$ha (lw~ 6)
4. “Some Nights”- fun. (lw~ 3)
5. “Gangnam Style”- Psy (lw~ 2)
6. “Locked Out of Heaven”- Bruno Mars (lw~ 7)
7. “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”- Taylor Swift (lw~ 5)
8. “Let Me Love You (Until You Love Yourself)”- NeYo (lw~ 10)
9. “Too Close”- Alex Clare (lw~ 9)
10. “I Cry”- Flo Rida (lw~ 12)

And here’s Flo Rida‘s latest top ten hit “I Cry”. Note the sample from the 80’s smash “Piano in the Dark” by Brenda Russell.


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